Milford Academy is a private school governed by a Board of Trustees who are stewards of the
non-profit, non-stock corporation, now located in New Berlin, New York. Milford Academy in
Milford, Connecticut was founded as a preparatory school for entrance into Yale University.
For the past three years in New York State, Milford Academy has sent 98% of its students on
to colleges. Perhaps more notably, more than two thirds (2/3) of these graduates received
full four-year scholarship offers! Milford Academy was opened in 1916 and has been a
non-profit institution since 1965. In that same year the school introduced a Division 1
level post-graduate football program that enjoyed immense success over the years. In 1999,
Bill Chaplick became the Head Football Coach and A.D. He played at Boston College from
1975-79 and made All-East in '79. He failed a physical with the New York Football Giants
due to a neck injury sustained at Boston College. Since football was no longer an option,
he went into the private sector for business before he got the itch to coach. He coached
at Ansonia, Connecticut and Woodstock Union in Vermont before he took the Milford job.
Because of both his coaching and business acumen, Bill was the logical choice to lead the
Academy as Director of Operations and Head Coach on our relocation mission to New Berlin.